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Song Name Analysis: "Fuck" Sounds Good
Did you know that the word “We” is as common in song titles as “Fuck”? Analyst David Taylor estimated the frequency of using single words in song titles since 1890…

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Brandon Flowers. In the prime of life
Before releasing his second solo album, The Killers frontman Brandon Flowers believes he has found an adult formula suitable for a radio pop album. Dressed in a leather jacket, with…

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Nina Karlsson: the modest charm of change
On March 7, Nina Karlsson will perform at the forefront of International Women's Day at the Waiting Room club, enveloping St. Petersburg's girls, mothers and grandmothers with holiday vibes and…

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The Holy Bible. Richie Edwards Legacy

February 1, 2015 marks exactly 20 years since the day when Richie Edwards checked out of his room at the London Embassy Hotel and disappeared without a trace, right before the start of the planned American tour. Two weeks later, his empty car was found at Seversky Bridge.

We are not going to argue about what happened to the mysterious guitarist Manic Street Preachers today, but rather use this day as an occasion to once again listen to Richie’s main legacy – the album “The Holy Bible”. And so that the songs are fully revealed to readers of BritishWave.ru, below we provide a small guide on the main references, names and titles in these thirteen songs.

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I am a very happy person. Interview with Noel Gallagher

Actually, we wanted to write about the “asshole from the working class,” but the quote above is more shocking.

After the meeting of Daniel Koch with the musician, the realization came: Noel Gallagher is a damn sweet guy, and not at all a boisterous asshole, as many people used to see him. He only pretends to be that way and it gives him a lot of pleasure.

A conversation with Noel Gallagher is very difficult to reflect in writing. Not because this person has nothing to say – on the contrary: he cuts one caustic official statement after another, you can immediately give it to the press. But the first problem arises already in translation: using the words “fuck, fuckin ‘, Continue reading

We are a very simple group. Interview with Forever Cult

In recent years, West Yorkshire has relentlessly delivered fresh and vibrant talent to the British scene. Among the many newcomers from this region of England who recently announced themselves were the wards of the local independent music label “Clue Records” from Leeds – Forever Cult, who shot last year with sets at the leading British festival “Reading & Leeds” and the release of the double single ” Yasmin / OceanOceanOcean. ”

On March 30, the band released their new single, “Winter’s Glow”, available for free download, and in April set off on their first full-length UK concert tour.

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Do not complicate the relationship with the audience. Interview with the NAIV group

This year, the Russian group NAIV celebrates the 15th anniversary of its fifth studio album, Wholesale and Retail. The team will celebrate this event with concerts in St. Petersburg and Moscow.

Having reunited after a five-year break and celebrating the 25th anniversary of their creative activity with a full-time anniversary tour, the musicians of the NAIV group do not intend to organize tearful nostalgic shows. They, as before, are full of energy, ready to burn, go crazy, go crazy and charge the crowd of fans with crazy drive and positive.

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Song Name Analysis: “Fuck” Sounds Good

Did you know that the word “We” is as common in song titles as “Fuck”? Analyst David Taylor estimated the frequency of using single words in song titles since 1890 and deduced the basic concepts of decades.

David Taylor is a research analyst in Montreal. Age – 44 years. Among other things, in his free time he analyzes how often Eddie Murphy spoke the word “fuck” in his stand-up show “Delirious” (sometimes more than 60 times per minute) and how popular Britney’s name is in the United States in relation to Britney Spears’ career.

Mr. Taylor, you have researched which words are most often found in pop songs. Why?
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Nina Karlsson: the modest charm of change
On March 7, Nina Karlsson will perform at the forefront of International Women's Day at the Waiting Room club, enveloping St. Petersburg's girls, mothers and grandmothers with holiday vibes and…

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Muse - "Drones". Two months later. Aftertaste
Disputes over the new work of Muse "Drones" have already subsided. And now, a couple of months after the album’s release, we’ll take a look at it again, so to…

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Pulp. Out of time, out of convention
What was the difference between the first Pulp recital after a long break and their festival performances? Of the entire setlist of the Brixton concert, which included eighteen songs, only…

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Music has the power to change people. Interview with Billy Lloyd
Last Saturday (October 18), a concert of a beginner British musician Billy Lloyd took place at the Workshop Club Theater, at which, according to his own assurances, he played "absolutely…

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